For Peoria, sustainability means working together to make a difference, while encouraging community-wide sustainability through interactions with citizens. The City of Peoria is definitely on the right sustainable path by receiving a LEED Gold Certification on the Community Center Project. The City has also established a Sustainability Green Team to help city departments continue to develop sustainability-oriented goals, tracking success and encouraging cross-communication. Learn more about features of green buildings.
In addition, Peoria has set up a Sustainable University as a gateway to help residents proactively live in harmony with their natural surroundings. All the courses at Sustainable U have one thing in common: to empower residents to make small changes toward a sustainable future. Sustainable U offers a variety of courses and workshops:
Peoria has many programs and activities to participate in if you would like to volunteer in environmentally related opportunities.